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Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Friedman: Take A Walk Down Memory Lane — Off Hempstead Turnpike

For many fans of the New York Islanders, Nassau Coliseum was a second home, or even hallowed ground. This is the team’s final season on Long Island, and it’s going to be a very emotional year for a lot of people.

08/12/2014

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Friedman: Failed Arena Referendum Still Lingers Over Islanders

The final season at Nassau Coliseum is no longer this thing that’s happening in a few years, like it was in 2011. It is here and we are about experience it. It will be an emotional farewell for a lot of people.

08/01/2014

Jiggs McDonald and Ed Westfall on November 19, 2011 at Nassau Coliseum. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schwartz: Islanders Broadcaster Jiggs McDonald Bids Farewell To Coliseum

“Disbelief,” McDonald told CBS New York’s Peter Schwartz about the move to Brooklyn. “My reaction basically centered around the fan base and the folks that have been so loyal.”

07/11/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Friedman: Islanders Better Get It Right For Fans Before Bolting Coliseum

It’s almost astounding how quickly the tides turned; how fast chants of “We Want Playoffs!” were replaced with “Fire Cappy!” and “Sell Wang Sell!” and how suddenly everything went wrong.

04/10/2014

New York Fire Department truck and New York Police Department Cruiser. (Credit:CBS 2)

No Disciplinary Action Coming For NYPD Personnel In Hockey Game Fight

NYPD personnel who played in a charity hockey game with FDNY members, and got into fisticuffs, will not be subjected to disciplinary action.

04/07/2014

New York Fire Department truck and New York Police Department Cruiser. (Credit:CBS 2)

Charity Brawl: NYPD, FDNY Engage In Wild Fisticuffs At Nassau Coliseum

Moral of the story? Boys will be boys, even if they are playing for a good cause.

04/06/2014

Barclays Center exterior (Photo by Reid B. Kelley/NBAE via Getty Images)

Report: Revenue Guarantees At Barclays Stand To Benefit Islanders Big

Skepticism generally dominates the landscape when it comes to the Islanders. But, if the latest report is true, it has to be viewed as a positive by fans and a potential new owner.

03/31/2014

Charles Wang (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Charles Wang Confirms He’s Open To Selling The Islanders

The New York Islanders could have a new owner to go with their new home in Brooklyn. Charles Wang confirmed Friday that he is open to selling his majority share of the team.

03/28/2014

Charles Wang and Garth Snow of the New York Islanders watch the draft board during day two of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 23, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pa. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fed Up Islanders Fans Set To Lodge Protest Against Front Office Saturday

The popular fan website http://www.islesnation.net is organizing a protest of Islanders owner Charles Wang and general manager Garth Snow during the team’s home game against the Buffalo Sabres at Nassau Coliseum.

03/11/2014

Paul Cartier at Yankee Stadium (L) and at Nassau Coliseum (Credit: Paul Cartier)

Schwartz: One Islander In Particular Will Feel Right At Home

Paul Cartier’s worlds are about to collide. He is the organist for both the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum and the Yankees, so it’s only fitting that he will play the organ on Wednesday night when the Islanders host the Rangers.

01/27/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Will Not Move To Brooklyn A Year Early

There will be no escape from Nassau County after this season. The Islanders will reportedly play next season, the final season of their lease, in the place they have called home since 1972.

01/23/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Islanders To Play As Scheduled Despite Blizzard Warning

The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. On their website, the Islanders urged fans to allow extra time for travel and promised “parking lots will be plowed and ready for your arrival.”

01/02/2014

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Union Leader: Approval Of New Nassau Coliseum Proposal Means ‘Jobs, Jobs, Jobs’

Local officials touted Monday’s unanimous vote to approve the $229 million redevelopment of Nassau Coliseum and its surrounding property.

09/24/2013

Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale as seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Nassau Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Nassau Coliseum Renovation Proposal

County legislators will vote on a plan by developer Bruce Ratner to renovate the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and build a retail and entertainment complex that would include restaurants, an ice rink, a bowling alley and a movie theater.

09/23/2013

An exterior view of the Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Officials, Sports Luminaries Celebrate Announcement Of Nassau Coliseum Renovation Project

Elected officials have joined luminaries from the sports world at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum to celebrate the announcement of a $229 million renovation project for the aging arena.

08/16/2013

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